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Price Cutter golf tourney raises record $782K
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 5:44 AM
The 2011 Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper raised roughly $782,000 for Ozarks charities, the highest total in the tournament's history.
During the annual Celebration of Sharing held yesterday at Highland Springs County Club, the John Q. Hammons Foundation distributed donations to 43 children's charities. The tournament was held in August at Highland Springs.
Proceeds from the 2011 PCCC given to charities represents an increase of $69,847, or 9.8 percent, from last year's tournament, according to a news release.
In alphabetical order, the charities that received funding through the tournament were:
A Sporting Chance, $26,661;
AIDS Project of the Ozarks, $7,888;
Ambassadors for Children, $10,936;
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks, $24,300;
Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield, $23,311;
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks, $27,208;
Camp Barnabas, $10,115;
Cardinals Care Foundation, $27,727;
Champion Athletes of the Ozarks, $13,132;
Champions Committed to Kids, $3,605;
Children’s Miracle Network, $19,602;
Children’s Smile Center, $17,043;
Convoy of Hope, $14,389;
Developmental Center of the Ozarks, $11,627;
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, $64,758;
Fordland Clinic-Community Health Center, $8,073;
Good Samaritan Boys Ranch, $12,545;
HOPE Foundation, $3,100;
Habitat for Humanity, $18,580;
Heart of the Ozarks Junior Golf Foundation, $11,075;
Jordan Valley Community Health Center, $5,575;
K-Life Taney County, $8,897;
Least of These Inc. Christian County Food Pantry, $19,990;
Missouri Junior Golf Foundation, $9,550;
Missouri State University Foundation, $2,500;
National Alliance on Mental Illness, $11,570;
New Covenant Academy, $6,565;
Ozarks Area Community Action Corp., $10,937;
Ozarks Regional YMCA, $12,468;
Project HOPE, $11,325;
Ronald McDonald House, $43,233;
Shriners Hospital Dads, $37,320;
Silver Dollar City Foundation, $48,000;
Southwest Center for Independent Living, $9,583;
Special Olympics Missouri, $19,660;
Springfield Advocates for Youth, $9,790;
Springfield Workshop Inc., $2,100;
Springfield-Greene County Park Board, $13,153;
St. John’s Foundation for Community Health, $67,346;
The Arc of the Ozarks, $8,097;
The First Tee of the Ozarks, $5,125;
Webster Electric Foundation, $34,375; and
White River Valley Electric Foundation, $29,225.
The Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper is a PGA Tour golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour. One of only four of the existing tour stops on the original Hogan Tour, the PCCC celebrated in 22nd anniversary this summer.
The 2012 tournament is scheduled to be held Aug. 3-13 at Highland Springs.
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